CS Energy makes 50% investment in first wind project

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Queensland’s CS Energy will own a 50% stake in Boulder Creek Wind Farm in Central Queensland, marking its first foray in wind power.

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The news was announced by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who said the project would deliver another 228MW of renewable power to the state’s SuperGrid.

CS Energy received $312 million in the 2023-24 state budget to invest in Central Queensland wind farms and large-scale battery storage.

Queensland Energy Minister Mick de Brenni said the investment was part of the broader push to transition state-owned generators away from fossil fuels and into renewable energy.

CS Energy owns two of Queensland’s coal-fired power stations—Kogan Creek near Chinchilla and Callide Power Station at Mount Murchison.

The proposed Boulder Creek Wind Farm will be located 40km south-west of Rockhampton and approximately 5km west of Mount Morgan in Central Queensland.

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The project is being developed by Macquarie’s Green Investment Group and is expected to comprise up to 60 wind turbines.

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